AECOM Manager, Water / Wastewater Treatment in Calgary, Alberta

Business Line Water

Position Title Manager, Water / Wastewater Treatment

Canada - Alberta


Job Summary

Our Water business line is growing! AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Water /Wastewater Treatment Manager for employment in the Calgary, AB office. We are looking for a strategic ambitious leader to be based in Calgary and oversee the Calgary process group operations. Work overseeing a portfolio of private and public sector projects, including water resources, wastewater treatment and flood planning.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide strong and confident leadership to the Calgary process team in the following areas: professional development, engagement and retention of employees within process group

  • Assigns employees to projects and ensures, directly and through subordinates, that technical work is completed in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to company, professional, quality, and legislative standards

  • Support in the delivery of projects to customers within the commercial, industrial and municipal water, and wastewater sectors

  • Attend and play an active role in business development meetings, professional associations and conferences, and other opportunities to interact with potential clients

  • Client relationship management for projects within the business unit; defining and continuously refining the future growth and direction of the team

  • Apply strategic insight and operational planning to ensure that the goals and objectives of the group are aligned with those at the Area and market sector levels

  • Work with the water group operations manager to support growing the group’s business base and revenues

  • Responsible for achieving client expectations and assuring that AECOM’s business objectives are met

  • Design of water and wastewater utilities and plants and lift and pump stations

Additional responsibilities will include client communication and management; assistance with proposal preparation; contract preparation and negotiation; coordination with regulatory agencies; project planning, budgeting, and scheduling

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering

  • 13+ years of consulting experience, including 3 years in a supervisory role

  • P.Eng. registered in the province of Alberta

  • Keen business acumen coupled with strong business development experience

  • Solid technical skills in one of the practice areas of water and wastewater treatment for municipal and industrial plants

  • Exceptional client care and service delivery skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally)

  • Maximizing employee engagement through fostering an inclusive and supportive team environment, implementing and supporting company-wide HR programs and initiatives as required

  • An energetic and enthusiastic coach and mentor driven by diverse and challenging projects, with an ability to recognize and develop talent

  • A strong personality with the ability to become a trusted advisor and a highly regarded/respected leader, and to garner client confidence in AECOM and its people by being a strong advocate of the AECOM core values

  • Proven strengths in becoming well integrated with a regional group and collaborating in a team environment to develop, execute and achieve strategic and operational plans

  • Comfort with a corporate structure and the associated administrative and reporting requirements

  • Experience leading and developing a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years of experience

  • High level communication skills

  • Experience working with Marketing teams in design of credential packages

  • Up to date with industry standards and approaches, and implements best practices

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164114BR